For the Love of the Arts: Windsor-Essex Kiwanis Music Festival Performance Syllabus

The 2017 Windsor Kiwanis Music Festival Syllabus is separated by performance type (i.e. instrumental, choir, drama, etc.). WIth care, please review the section that applies to you to avoid confusion and possible disqualification.

Deadline for Registration: Friday, January 27 by 5pm.  Late entries will be received with a $10 late fee until Friday, February 3 by 5pm.  No exceptions will be made after this final date.

2017 Festival FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions

If you still have questions, please feel free to contact us at any time 

2017 Kiwanis Syllabus Rules and Guidelines

2017 OMFA Provincial Syllabus

2017 FCMF National Syllabus


WIth care, please review the section that applies to you to avoid confusion and possible disqualification.

2017 Kiwanis Music Festival Paper Entry Form

We encourage participants to use our online registration. If that is not possible, please download this form and submit via Canada Post.  Entries close on Friday, January 27, 2017. Entries than January 27th will be accepted but must be accompanied by a penalty fee of $20.00. Entries received after Friday, February 3, 2017 will be not be accepted. No exceptions will be made.

2017 Brass

2017 Choirs

2017 Guitar

2017 Harp

2017 Mixed Ensembles

2017 Percussion

2017 Piano

2017 Speech Arts and Drama

2017 Strings

2017 Voice

2017 Woodwinds

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Take Note 2017

1. Read the rules and Syllabus carefully before registering to avoid errors in registration.

    ***When asked to enter the student's age, please use their age as of January 1st of the current year.  There is a computer flaw preventing us from changing this information on the website.  We will fix it as soon as possible!  Thank you for your understanding.

2. Announcing the Anniversary Awards celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday, Windsor’s 125th Birthday and the Kiwanis Music Festival Windsor Essex County’s 70th Birthday!  The top 3 marks in any discipline for entries in Canadian Composer classes.

3. During the Kiwanis Music Festival Windsor-Essex County, once an entrant is offered a recommendation to Provincial Competition by phone and email, that recommendation becomes null and void if it is not accepted within 24 hours after the offer is made by phone and email.

4. In an effort to discourage late entries, the penalty fee has been increased to $20 when an entry is received after the deadline of January 27, 2017.

5. In the event that a competitor has completed an RCM or CC exam in January of the festival year a competitor is still eligible to compete at that same level.

6. Piano compositions identified as Studies by either the Canadian Conservatory or the Royal Conservatory of Music are NOT permitted in classes other than classes specifically for Studies.

7. New award – Donald D. Brown Trophy for duet in any discipline.

8. Check for additional classes in Harp celebrating Canadian Composers.

9. Check for slight changes in the piano Concerto classes to reflect changes at the provincial level.